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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Do YOU single-clutch ?

I normally single clutch on upshifts, double-clutch with 'rev match' on 3-2 and 2-1 downshifts. No grinding whatsoever unless I hurry it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Mounting new tires on freshly painted wheels

I have heard of using trash bags to protect the wheel as you are mounting the tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Annoying rattle.

Yeah, I have a strange rattle towards the front of the car right now. Sounds like a loose hose clamp or something similar. At idle or driving, rattle is there. Everything is greased. I have no idea...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Need help determining what cars are in these two period pictures?

Oakland maybe? Friend of mine has one. Looks similar.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: 6v driving lights

6v driving lights are a good idea. I'm gonna try to look some up!

katy & Pete: Back in college a friend of mine had a Plymouth GTX with the 4 headlights. His Dad was an aircraft pilot and he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,949
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

There is a Muffler Shop locally who still uses two pits, leftover from a former service garage. The guy has been running that place for years. No appointment needed. He shuttles cars in and out all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Model A - 2 bucks

Ronn, I remember in the 50's and 60's in the little town I grew up in, cars would drive thru on their way to the local Hardware store at the end of Main St where they would check the deer. There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Best 6V battery

I just go to Rural King. They have many 6v batteries and the pricing is very good. I get several years out of them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 961
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Model A transport

77Birdman: Really, in PA? I have pulled a commercially tagged 16ft box trailer with 3/4 ton Longbed Dodge Diesel thru that state several times and never run into any type of inspection. Of course I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,748
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Speaking of Auto Part Stores I'll share my experience.

Always good to save money, but the local Advance just turned me off not knowing a Taurus from a Civic & always trying to sell you tire pressure gauges or car scenters. Luckily tho, we have one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,568
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Gas shutoff valve handle direction

I got a cool tiny magnetic sign from Snyder's I put behind the shutoff on the firewall that states which way it should go. I know vertical is on, but in case my son drives it he will know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Deliver model A from NYS to SC

Just sent you an email with a recommendation...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Need a Project

I agree with Burner51 on pricing. I love those cars, if I had the space I'd definitely consider it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Advertisements

I use Firefox with 'Adblock Plus' instead of Explorer, it filters out alot of that stuff. I don't get any ads on F/Barn, a few sometimes still show up here and there on other sites, but not alot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By 1928Mik
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Newbe with a couple of questions

Try this guy for supreme auto transport. He's all over the country, very meticulous....

Bill Squires
Bills Auto Transport

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,479
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: What do you carry with you?

History: An S&W M&P 9 for me, plus AAA, cellphone, and a few misc tools and ignition parts under the seat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Anecdotes About Stalling on Train Tracks in the Model "A" Era

I heard stories like that from my Dad and his Model T. Nowadays I have heard about people blindly following GPS and when it says 'turn right here" they end up ON the railroad tracks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: epidemics in the Model "A" era

Yeah Will I remember the same thing here. Also, when I was about 5-6, my Mom was all worried because I had played with a kid who got polio.. I was too young to know what all the fuss was about and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Tow Companies

I agree with TerryH. I have used them for many years but recently I had my 1972 towed from my home to a restoration shop and they reiterated the tow was for 'emergencies' only and they would not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Billís Auto Works

Just met Bill yesterday. It was a sloppy day and he was concerned his rig was dirty. I was impressed in that if he cares about that, he also cares about his customers and their vehicles..I would use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: License Plates

I have a Historical Plate on the back and a YOM plate on the front. Don't drive it that much but I have never gotten any looks from law enforcement.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,111
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Ricks pack

An infamous 'Rick Pack'

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,111
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Ricks pack

This is what I have....

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: The cars that built America.

I was watching that History Cars show when it first came out and then quit because of all the inaccuracies. You would think they would have researched better since car nuts would be the majority...
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